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Eric C. Thompson <email@example.com>
National University of Singapore
1. Urbanism in Rural Malaysia: ongoing write up, analysis and revision of data collected during PhD dissertation fieldwork.
2. Internet and Academic Networks: ongoing data collection, organizing 4-country comparative survey of internet use and internet-mediated networking among academics in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and the United States. First results expected in 2003.
3. Cultural Difference across Semantic Domains: proposed pilot research project to begin in 2003, currently organizing collaboration with research team from the University of California at Irvine.
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Asian History / Studies
PhD - Anthropology, University of Washington, 2000
MA - Anthropology, University of Washington, 1993
BA - Anthropology/Philosophy, Macalester College, 1989
Thompson, E.C. (2003) “Malay Male Migrants: Negotiating Contested Identities in Malaysia,” American Ethonologist, forthcoming
Thompson, E.C. (2002) “Migrant Narratives of the Rural in Malaysia,” Sojourn 17(1):52-75
Thompson, E.C. (2002) “Rocking East and West: The USA in Malaysian Music,” Global Goes Local: Popular Culture in Asia, T. Craig and R. King, eds., pp. 58-79
Recent Conference Papers
“The Internet in the Southeast Asian Academy: Emergent Technology and Uneven Development” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies
April 4-7, 2002
“Malay Kampung in Malaysia’s National Economy: A Case of Invisible Integration” Presented at the NUS Workshop on Globalization and Forgotten Places, July 10-11, 2002
“Internet Adoption and Use in the Indonesian Academy: Issues of Social and Institutional Hierarchy” Presented at the Third International Symposium of Anthropologi Indonesia Journal, July 16-19, 2002